News and Perspectives
There are many gaps in the world of research. One of the most longstanding is the dearth of studies focused on women and girls of color. And that’s a problem, says Rebecca Ropers-Huilman, because “If we are going to have comprehensive, accurate, nuanced knowledge in our society, we need to make sure we have a diversity of people doing the exploring and investigating. In every subject area, if there are no women of color, we need to change that.”
President Kaler sent this message to all students, faculty and staff . . .
To the University Community,
I am pleased to report that the U.S. House and Senate have agreed to remove the graduate tax provision from any final federal tax reform bill. This is a victory for students here at the University of Minnesota and across the country.
Seo-Young Chu used to be known as Jennie. She was a young Ph.D. student studying early American literature and culture at Stanford University, with Jay Fliegelman, an influential scholar and teacher both on the campus and in the field.
Last week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing President Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect amid legal debate will make it more difficult for some international University of Minnesota students to travel back home.
Approximately 150 students and scholars at the University will be affected by the Supreme Court’s Dec. 4 reversal of an injunction restricting the ban. The ban is currently being appealed in district courts in Hawaii and Maryland.